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Articles with tag "Migration"
Facial Recognition Systems to Be Introduced at Russian Land Borders
The Russian authorities have invited tenders for a contract worth 830 million rubles ($11.3 million) for the provision of facial recognition technology...
service for citizenship
Moscow Buses Take Down Army Recruitment Ads Targeting Central Asian Nationals
Moscow transportation authorities have removed city bus ads recruiting Central Asian nationals into the Russian military with promises of expedited citizenship...
reports of mistreatment
U.S. Sees 50-Fold Surge in Russian Asylum Seekers in 2022
The United States has seen a 4,500% rise in asylum requests from Russian nationals this year as Russia’s war in Ukraine has forced critics to flee...
migration crisis fears
Poland Launches Construction of Russian Border Barrier
Poland has started construction of a barrier along its border with Russia amid Warsaw's concerns that Moscow could orchestrate a migrant crisis on the...
Kremlin Admits Call-Up ‘Errors’ but No Decision to Close Border
The Kremlin admitted Monday that errors had been made during the mobilization of reservists for the military action in Ukraine and said no decision had...
new wave of migrants
Finland Sees Record Surge in Russians Crossing Border
Finland said on Monday that more Russians entered the country over the weekend than in any other this year so far after Moscow's military call-up announcement...
Russia Readies Border Closures for Military-Aged Men – Reports
Russian authorities could close the border for military-aged men as soon as this week to disrupt a mass exodus of Russians fleeing President Vladimir Putin&rsquo...
Russia Threatens Denaturalization for Draft-Defying Central Asians
Moscow could strip the Russian passports of naturalized citizens from Central Asia if they defy President Vladimir Putin’s orders to take up...
Departures From Russia Double to 419,000 in 2022
The most popular destinations were Ukraine, Tajikistan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
crossing the border
1M Russians Enter EU Since Ukraine War Start, Border Agency Says
A total of 998,085 Russian passport holders have entered the EU from Feb. 24 through Aug. 22.
Russia’s Refugee Numbers Plummet to All-Time Low – Research
Interior Ministry data revealed that only two people have been granted refugee status between January and March 2022.
Armenian Labor Migrants Reassess Work in Collapsing Russian Economy
Tens of thousands of Armenians travel to Russia for seasonal work every year — but not this year.
Central Asian Migrants Flee Sanctions-Hit Russia
Economic problems as a result of the Ukraine war are making Russia a less attractive place to live and work.
Central Asians in Russia Pressured to Join Moscow's Fight in Ukraine
“I think the Russian government is using labor migrants as cannon fodder in Ukraine,” a prominent migrants' rights activist alleged.
Georgia, a Bleak New Home for Russian Exiles
There are few routes out of Russia for those wishing to leave now. Western airspace is largely closed to Russian carriers.
Belarus, Poland Accused of ‘Brutal Violence’ Against EU-Bound Migrants
Amnesty International said it collected testimonies from dozens of migrants who described being pepper-sprayed and beaten with batons.
'use of force incident'
Shots Fired at Russian Undocumented Migrants on U.S.-Mexico Border
Customs and Border Protection has seen a tenfold increase in encounters with migrants from Russia this year.
'you were invited to europe'
Belarus Leader Tells Migrants They Have 'Right' to Go to EU
Lukashenko visited a center near the Polish border hosting hundreds of migrants who came to Belarus in the hopes of reaching Europe.
lack of contact
Belarus Leader Says EU Refusing to Discuss Migrants
Lukashenko said Germany's Angela Merkel promised him that Brussels would discuss the fate of the 2,000 migrants stranded in Belarus.
Belarus Border Camp Cleared as Iraqis Fly Home From Migrant Stand-Off
Around 2,000 migrants had been stuck in freezing temperatures at a camp in the woods, hoping to pass into EU member Poland.
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